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 PostPost subject: Bomb Hoaxes        Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:48 am 
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I had one at school today (seems to be a yearly tradition).
Ever had one at your school/college/university?


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:32 am 
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Never had one before, no, but I hear they can be quite fun sometimes :) Especially if it gets you out of working :P

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:15 am 
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we've had quiet a few threats in the last few years...
there was a bomb threat to the college across the street from my highschool, then last year there was another bomb threat where the actually found traces of thermite, though no bomb was found, and then a month or two ago where somebody emailed in a threat.
There was also a real stabbing a couple months ago, and a stolen car.

Though suprisingly, its a Distinguished School of California (A high award)....

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never had one at my old school but we have had a stabbing


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You had *A* stabbing? Stabbings and such were common enough in my high school to need a full time cop on site.

Had several bomb threats... a couple of attempts at burning the school down.


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I'm in middle school, and we've had bomb threats, gun threats, teacher threats, coke dealers, teachers beating the [censored] out of students. Everything.

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i love how you never hear stories about "good" schools
but you always hear interesting stuff...
like a bunch of seniors at my school plan to drive through the school dressed with black tuxedos and wearing sunglasses in Minicoopers with two black "government" escalades "chasing them" they jump over the road into the track field...
though this years seniors are a bunch of pussies so i doubt they'll do it...
and if its that public, there'll be a couple cop cars ready soo.... plus anyway our school is like 3 feet away from the cop station....
the gardener spilled a bag of white fertilizer powder and the school called the cops because they thought someone spilled crack..

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 PostPost subject: Re: Damn        Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:25 am 
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You had *A* stabbing? Stabbings and such were common enough in my high school to need a full time cop on site.

Had several bomb threats... a couple of attempts at burning the school down.

crime isn't really a big thing in my area (school has about 700 people, which is large in my aread). We don't have cops or anything. anyone can walk in


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700?!?!
we got +2000!!!!
then again its a very popular highschool... about 5 middle schools feed it..

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ive had a few bomb hoaxes this year, the funny thing is it all involved the machine shop (im in a vocational school) and all the now arrested people involved were from Southbridge, MA and they were all in different years. btw, 10 towns feed into my school with around 1100 kids attending at any given time


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 2:33 am 
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We've had people trying to burn the school down. but they allways do it in the toilets..

We've had one bomb hoax and loads of pedos

Nothing much happens in our school apart from the daily fights. We have about 1800+ in our school

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:48 pm 
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700?!?!
we got +2000!!!!
then again its a very popular highschool... about 5 middle schools feed it..

only 120,000 people in my city.

i remember the firefighters were really pissed off at the school as at least a couple of times a term people set the fire alarm off and the school only gets about 2 false alarms before it starts to cost money ($1000 per callout plus atleast $500 per firetruck)


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sat May 12, 2007 1:39 am 
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There was another one this week on Wednesday since the last person got caught and permanently excluded.
It was the Year 9 exams so that was probably why.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:20 am 
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We have never had a bomb hoax in school, but we had lots of jokes in IT-class.
The most funny thing was swapping monitors/mice/keyboard between two computers. Usually it was finished with diagnosis of computer virus :)
Another joke (only with CRT monitors) is decreasing monitor's brightness/contrast. Teacher's diagnosis: monitor damaged.

When I was sixteen, we have installed specially modified VNC (modified using ResHack, not to be visible) on EVERY computer in our small school. There was printed (as we called it) "Book of Spells" with IPs and passwords to all computers including headteacher's PC :).

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:46 am 
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Well, if my informatics teacher was that "good" at diagnosing errors, I'd probably bang my head on the table...
A "joke" I played on him was that I got my hands on his iBook and made his entire "Home" folder invisible – "WHERE ARE MY FILES?" :lol: This was the revenge for something he'd previously done to me, though.


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Never had a bomb hoax in my school. But i had 2 in that McD i work at


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There was another nasty joke. Our computers were running Windows 98. So, let's play with Autoexec.bat:
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ECHO OFF
:err
cls
echo File WIN.COM not found.
echo Please install this file from CD.
echo System HALTED
pause >nul
goto err

or something like that, message was in Polish.

So, four IT teachers tried to reinstall WIN.COM :). Of course no result...

And the most stupid thing: We had some CRT monitors equipped with anti-radiation parts of glass hanging on straps. My friend put some carbon paper between CRT and this glass, and pasted it with sticky tape.
One week later, my IT teacher took the monitor (with anti-radiation glass untouched!) to the service.

A few months ago, someone has stolen a sink from our school toilet.
Funny thing is, that this sink was built into the wall and fastened with 4 bolts about 30 years ago! My geography teacher said, that nobody was leaving toilet with sink under a coat. So... someone took it thru a window!

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue May 22, 2007 8:18 am 
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I just put an ultra simple bat file into startup
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echo off
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start cmd
goto loop


I think that's it
it just opens a ton of command prompts really fast, and at our school, the crappy computers crash in about 2 minutes, but it's impossible to halt

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we did stuff with batch files, but with netsend to spam people with messages


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our computers don't allow netsend :(

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Best thing I've done to a system running Win9x is putting "PaghingFile=c:\nul" in system.ini. :lol:


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I think the nastiest joke at my school (on the computers) was quite a few people getting hold of the remote control software that the IT Teachers and the Systems Admin use.


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Best thing I've done to a system running Win9x is putting "PaghingFile=c:\nul" in system.ini. :lol:

Not quite as evil as the line "format c: /q /autotest" at the top of autoexec.bat then... :twisted: - Windows 95/98/ME looks like it's booting as normal next time you start up but when the boot screen disappears, instead of seeing your desktop, you see the details of the format having completed and "cannot find win.com"...

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I like my joke... You turn the system on, it starts booting, you see the wonderful splash screen, and BOOM!, the PC goes off (if it supports APM/ACPI, that is). )


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Does it reset that setting to something sensible when that happens though, or do you have to use a boot disk to edit the file back to what it was before? The latter would be a bit evil I guess, as a lot of people would probably just end up reinstalling Windows. I've never actually done anything like this, by the way (I'm not evil really ;)), but the autotest format is quite an interesting one in the way it formats your whole drive but the first you know about it is when it's too late...


The possibilities are pretty much endless if you've got access to the Startup folder though, and of course that works on NT too - for instance, you could just put a shortcut to the shutdown command, so it turns off again :lol:

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